Category Archives: Puerto Rico

Photos from a Class Field Trip to the Coloso Valley


On April 25, 2014, students from the TMAG 4035 Soil and Water Management course at  UPRM visited the farm of Sr. Patiño in the Coloso Valley near Aguada, PR.  This post includes some of the pictures that were taken during … Continue reading

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Cultivo de Arroz en Puerto Rico: El Renacer de una Empresa Agrícola


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PR remains on SpaceX’s launch radar


PR remains on SpaceX’s launch radar Puerto Rico could still land a planned private rocket launchpad that would give a lift to the lagging local economy and make the island a player in a bold new industry that is starting … Continue reading

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Course to be offered in Microirrigation Systems – UPRM


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Graduate Course to be offered in Applied Remote Sensing – UPRM


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The Port to Nowhere: PR’s lost opportunity


Excerpted from The Puerto Rican English Blog:  http://prenglishblog.blogspot.com/2013/09/the-port-to-nowhere.html Monday, September 9, 2013 The Port to Nowhere (AKA “The Island of Disenchantment”) Even though this is a relatively old article, it’s just so depressing to hear, and I had to share … Continue reading

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NOAA CREST SUMMER CAMP at UPRM


Students from across Puerto Rico attended the NOAA CREST Summer Camp this week on the UPRM Campus.  This afternoon, they attended a workshop by Dr. Eric Harmsen, which focused on the use of GOES-PRWEB for scheduling irrigation in Puerto Rico.  … Continue reading

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New Book: Evapotranspiration Principles and Applications for Water Management


I am happy to announce that our new book will be released soon. PDF Announcement Web Announcement

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GOES-PRWEB results questionable until NEXRAD is back online


I received an email from Ernesto Rodriguez of the National Weather Service in San Juan this morning, regarding the rainfall data from NOAA’s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS).  GOES-PRWEB uses the AHPS, so until NEXRAD is back online, the GOES-PRWEB … Continue reading

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Photos from TMAG 4035 Soil and Water Management Course, UPRM, Spring 2013


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